West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 May 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 this afternoon except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 May 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 May 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 4 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 4 May 2016 A quasi-stationary ridge located on a line north-south over Haida
Gwaii will produce strong to gale force northwesterly or westerly
winds to parts of southern waters today through Thursday.

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